Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
437 AM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

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437 AM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY...BUT
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG A COLD FRONT THIS
AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ALONG AND EAST OF THE KANSAS
TURNPIKE. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE LARGE HAIL...UP TO THE SIZE
OF GOLF BALLS OR BASEBALLS AND STRONG WIND GUSTS.

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE COLD FRONT WITH
SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 25-30 MPH AND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. PLEASE SEE
THE LATEST WIND ADVISORY FOR MORE DETAILS.

THERE WILL BE THE CHANCE FOR LIGHT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS LATE
TONIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS. ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAINLY BE ON
GRASSY SURFACES...BUT COULD ACCUMULATION ON THE ROADWAYS AT TIMES.
THIS ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO MELT AND NOT PERSIST FOR LONG.

GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH IN THE HOT...DRY AIRMASS
AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND PRECIPITATION. THIS THREAT WILL SUBSIDE WITH
RAIN.

COLD AIR WILL BE USHERED IN WITH THE COLD FRONT. THESE
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW FREEZING AND COULD THREATEN SENSITIVE
VEGETATION. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FREEZE WATCH FOR MORE
INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
KANSAS BEFORE DAYTIME TEMPERATURES RISE. LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED OVER THESE AREAS MONDAY MORNING.

COLD AIR WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY AND TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO DROP INTO THE LOW TO MID 20S MONDAY NIGHT THREATENING SENSITIVE
VEGETATION. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FREEZE WATCH FOR MORE INFORMATION.

GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH ON MONDAY AND VERY HIGH TO
EXTREME ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY IN A COOL...DRY AIRMASS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAYBE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

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FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

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BILLINGS WRIGHT





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